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The Group of Seven (G7) is an international intergovernmental economic organization consisting of seven major developed countries: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States, which are the largest IMF-advanced economies in the world.
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U.S. tells Japan it hopes for in-person G7 summit in late August, Japanese sources sayBy Yoshifumi Takemoto TOKYO (Reuters) - The United States has told Japan that it wants to organise an in-person Group of Seven leaders' summit in late August, two Japanese government sources with..
China tells G7 to stop interfering in Hong Kong affairsChina said on Thursday that the Group of Seven nations should stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs, responding to a joint statement issued by G7 foreign ministers calling for a halt to the national..
G7 foreign ministers urge China not impose security law on Hong KongThe G7 foreign ministers issued a joint statement on Wednesday calling on China not to follow through with plans to impose national security legislation on Hong Kong.
Japan wants to take lead for G7 statement on Hong Kong: AbeJapan wants to take the lead among Group of Seven nations on issuing a statement about the situation in Hong Kong, where China has imposed a new security law, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on..
Japan hopes to draft G7 formin statement on China security legislation on Hong Kong: sourceJapan hopes to draft a joint statement on China's new security legislation on Hong Kong at the next Group of Seven (G7) foreign ministers' meeting, a Japanese government source familiar with the matter..
Japan’s stance on Hong Kong praised by other G7 nationsJapan was among the first nations to express its concern about China imposing a new security law, and its stance has been praised by other Group of Seven nations, chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga..
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France sees no change in Russia warranting reintegration to G7: Elysee officialFrance sees no change in the situation in Russia that would warrant a reintegration of Moscow to the Group of Seven, an Elysee official said on Wednesday.
Trump says it's 'common sense' to include Russia in G7U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said it was "common sense" to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to rejoin the Group of Seven, saying it would be much easier to solve various issues if..
Trump says inviting Russia to G7 is 'common sense': Fox News RadioU.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said it was "common sense" to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to the Group of Seven, saying it would be much easier to solve various issues if Putin was..
Germany: Doubt if now is right time to change G7 formatGerman Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday he was not sure whether now was the right time to shake up the format of the Group of Seven after U.S. President Donald Trump said it was a "very..
Japan has no position yet on Trump's plan to expand G7 summitJapan has not yet established its position on a U.S. proposal for adding countries to the Group of Seven summit to be held later this year, Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Wednesday.
EU says US cannot allow Russia back in G7The European Union (EU) says the United States cannot change the rules of the Group of Seven (G7) on its own and allow Russia back in the body as a member. An unnamed EU spokesman said on Tuesday that..
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Modi gets Trump invite to attend G7 summit, ministry saysIndia's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received an invitation from U.S. President Donald Trump to attend the next Group of Seven summit, India's Foreign Affairs Ministry said on Tuesday.
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Amid turmoil in US, Trump calls Modi to invite him for G7 summit
EU says Russia should not yet rejoin G7, despite Trump planBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Tuesday joined a growing chorus of members of the Group of Seven major economic powers to insist that Russia must not be allowed back into the fold, after U.S...
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Kremlin says Trump's possible G7 invitation raises more questions than answersThe Kremlin said on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to invite Russia to an expanded Group of Seven summit later this year raised more questions than it provided answers, but that..
Trump, Putin discuss expansion of G7 summit, oil markets over phoneWASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump spoke with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over the phone on Monday and discussed plans of expanding the Group of 7 to include a more diverse gathering of..
Australian PM accepts G7 invitation during call with TrumpAustralia will accept an invitation to attend a Group of Seven (G7) nations meeting, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison told U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday.
Canada's Trudeau rejects inviting Russia to G7 summitShares Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday rejected Russia's participation in a coming summit of the G7 nations, despite host US President Donald Trump wanting to invite Moscow. "Russia..
G7 leaders reject Russia's return after Trump summit inviteThe UK and Canada oppose Russia's readmission, as Donald Trump invites Vladimir Putin to a summit.
Trump and Putin Discuss Russia’s Attendance at G7, but Allies Are WaryThe British and Canadian governments oppose admitting Russia into the bloc, as President Trump continues a renewed courtship of Russia’s leader.
Putin and Trump discussed G7 summit, oil markets in call: KremlinU.S. President Donald Trump told President Vladimir Putin in a phone call about his idea of holding an expanded Group of Seven summit later this year with a possible invitation for Russia, the Kremlin..
Russia not welcome at G7, Canada's Trudeau saysCanada does not support Russia's return to the Group of Seven, proposed by U.S. President Donald Trump over the weekend, because Moscow continues to flout international law, Prime Minister Justin..
Canada says Russia should remain outside of the G7: PM TrudeauCanada does not support Russia's return to the Group of Seven, as U.S. President Donald Trump proposed over the weekend, because it continues to flout international law, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau..
South Korea's Moon tells Trump he would accept invitation to G7 summitSouth Korean President Moon Jae-in told U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday that he would willingly accept the American leader's invitation to join this year's Group of Seven summit, South Korea's..
UK ready to use veto to block Russia's readmission to G7 after Trump said he wanted to invite PutinThe UK will oppose any proposal to readmit Russia to the G7, Downing Street has said, after US President Donald Trump floated an expansion of the group of major international powers.
Japan stunned again by Trump’s G-7 summit postponementIn another sudden turn of events, Japanese officials were surprised by the announcement that U.S. President Donald Trump has postponed the Group of Seven summit to be held near Washington, D.C., in..
Kremlin says Putin 'supports dialogue' after Trump's proposed G7 inviteThe Kremlin said on Monday it needed to see more details before responding to U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to invite Russia to attend a Group of Seven nations summit, but that President..
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Nations Forge Ahead With Reopenings, as Global Cases Surpass 6 MillionPresident Trump postponed the G7 summit set for next month after Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany said she would not attend, citing the pandemic.
Trump postpones G7 summit, wants to expand it to G10 or G11, including IndiaUS President Donald Trump has postponed the G7 Summit till September and expressed his desire to expand the "outdated" bloc to G10 or G11, including India and three other nations to the grouping of the..
G-haan: Trump wants to expand G7 to G10/11 to include IndiaUS President Donald Trump wants to reformat G7, the group of seven advanced economies in the world, to make it a G10 or G11 that would include India, Australia, South Korea, and Russia.
Australia would welcome official invitation to G7, says government spokesmanAustralia would welcome an official invitation to the Group of Seven (G7) nations and there has been contact on the matter between Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the United States, a government..
South Korea says it will discuss Trump's invitation to G7 summit with the U.S.South Korea is aware of U.S. President Donald Trump's invitation to Seoul to join this year's Group of Seven summit and will discuss the matter with the United States, a government official told..
Trump postpones G7 summit, seeks to add countries to invitation listU.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would postpone a Group of Seven summit he had hoped to hold next month until September or later and expand the list of invitees to include Australia,..
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Trump delays 'outdated' G7 leaders' summitThe US president says he is postponing this year's meeting and wants to invite other leaders as well.
Trump says he is postponing G7 summitU.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he is postponing until September the G7 summit which had been scheduled for late June.
Merkel a 'no' for Trump's in-person G7 summit owing to pandemic worriesGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel will not attend an in-person summit of G7 leaders that US President Donald Trump has suggested he will host despite concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, a German..
Germany's Merkel rejects Trump invite to attend G7 summit in Washington: PoliticoGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has refused to accept U.S. President Donald Trump's invitation to attend an envisaged summit of the Group of Seven (G7) in the United States, Politico reported on..
Trump, Macron agree G7 should be held in person and in near future: White HouseU.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed in a phone call on Thursday that the G7 meeting should be held in person and in the near future, the White House said.
Canada's Trudeau says 'significant' health questions remain about in-person G7 meetingCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday that there are still many health-related questions to be answered before he can say whether he will attend a face-to-face G7 meeting that..